Lucy Hattersley

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Lucy is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lucy Hattersley

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

16 Aug 17

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

15 Aug 17

How to create a website on a Mac

How to create a website on a Mac

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

Make your own website from your Mac. Here's how to design and build a website from scratch

14 Aug 17

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

14 Aug 17

How to unlock an iPhone

How to unlock an iPhone

Check out our guide to unlocking your iPhone so you can use a SIM card from any network or provider

Check out our guide to unlocking your iPhone so you can use a SIM card from any network or provider

10 Aug 17

How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

09 Aug 17

 
How to reset a Mac to factory settings

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

08 Aug 17

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

08 Aug 17

How to manage mobile data on an iPhone

How to manage mobile data on an iPhone

Manage your mobile internet account with our guide to cellular usage in iOS

Manage your mobile internet account with our guide to cellular usage in iOS

07 Aug 17

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

03 Aug 17

How to charge your iPhone (or iPad) faster

How to charge your iPhone (or iPad) faster

Is it really possible to charge your iPhone faster? Yes! These tricks show you how to get faster iPhone charging

Is it really possible to charge your iPhone faster? Yes! These tricks show you how to get faster iPhone charging

03 Aug 17

How to fix an iPhone charger

How to fix an iPhone charger

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

01 Aug 17

 
How to improve WiFi signal

How to improve WiFi signal

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

28 Jul 17

The best iPad Pro 12.9 cases

The best iPad Pro 12.9 cases

The iPad Pros are expensive pieces of kit, so keep them safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

The iPad Pros are expensive pieces of kit, so keep them safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

26 Jul 17

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

25 Jul 17

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